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It’s Worse Than You Think

Keeping up with the bad news is an impossible task which makes most Americans think we are in better shape than we really are. I’ll never be able to paint a complete picture – and remember anything I can capture is at best a snapshot in time – but let me fill you in a bit. Let’s explore. Continue reading It’s Worse Than You Think

The Enshrinement Of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

To me one of the most important dates in American history is December 7th. This year we commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor which precipitated America’s entry into World War II. When thinking of what I could write that was fitting I decided that it would be a perfect time to enshrine our 32nd President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, into the Progressive Hall of Fame. Although he did not live to see the Allies final victory in the War, he inspired a nation through it as well as the Great Depression. Either one of those achievements would have been sufficient cause for induction; couple the two and it is very easy to forgive his human frailties and have him take his rightful place in the Hall.     Continue reading The Enshrinement Of Franklin Delano Roosevelt